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Redundancy and Employability

We are pleased to offer a range of short courses that can help you to get back into work, or to help you find another job if you are facing redundancy.  As a leading provider, we ensure that all or our courses are of the highest quality and meet the needs of you, the community we serve. They are specifically designed to help you gain new skills, confidence and hopefully employment opportunities!

BCoT works closely with local authorities, employers and other agencies to provide fully funded education and training for the unemployed, the unemployed on benefits and employees. 

For more information about these courses and how they could benefit your staff, please contact Natasha Hart on 01256 306564 or email employability@bcot.ac.uk.

Basic Skills

This course will offer you the skills and motivation to get back into work. You will have the opportunity to obtain a qualification in Introductory IT, find out what is stopping you getting that job, work with experienced tutors to find a direction that works for you and get advice on CV writing and applications.

Business Administration

This course is aimed at those who have previously worked in an office environment or wish to work within business administration. The course covers a number of units such as principles of working in a business environment, producing business documents and managing personal performance and development. You will achieve an accredited BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration.

Care

This course will help you prepare to work within the health and social care sector and the NHS. Areas of study include communication, health and safety and protection/safeguarding. You will gain a City and Guilds qualification in Employability, achieve a City and Guilds qualification – Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People Settings, obtain Level 2 Emergency First Aid qualification, get direct links with local employers and receive advice on CV writing and applications.

Childcare

This course will offer you the skills and qualifications to work in childcare. You will have the opportunity to gain a City and Guilds qualification in Employability, achieve a NCFE qualification in Introduction to Caring for Children and Young People, obtain your Emergency Paediatric First Aid Certificate and get advice on CV writing and applications.

Cleaning

If you are looking for cleaning work, this course will offer you the skills and qualifications to help you get that job. You will have the opportunity to gain a City and Guilds qualification in Employability, a NCFE Level 2 qualification in Knowledge and Cleaning, achieve a Level 2 COSHH and get advice on CV writing and applications.

Construction

The course is designed to offer you the skills and qualifications to work in construction. The course will include employability skills training, the opportunity to achieve a CITB Level 1 Health and Safety qualification, get advice on CV writing and applications and have the chance to sit your CSCS test and receive your Labourers Card for free.

Hospitality

This training programme will offer you the skills to work in hospitality. You will gain a City and Guilds qualification in Employability, achieve a Laser 1 qualification in Customer Service and Hospitality obtain your Level 2 Food Safety qualification and get advice on CV writing and applications.

Retail

This course offers you the skills and motivation to get into work in a retail environment. The course will help you to work within the retail sector and how to apply for vacant positions. Topics covered include customer service and understanding the retail selling process. You will gain a City and Guilds qualification in Employability, achieve a Level 1 qualification in Customer Service and get advice on CV writing and applications.

Warehousing

This is an introductory course into working in a warehouse. Topics covered include health and Safety, manual handling, team work and picking/packing goods. This course will help you gain a City and Guilds qualification in Employability, achieve a Laser 1 qualification in Warehousing, help you to get direct links with employers and get advice on CV writing and applications.

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